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List of ports - USA West Coast

Guam (also Guahan) is an island in the South Pacific Ocean and is a territory not incorporated within American Oceania. The capital is Hagåtña, also known as Agana. The population of the entire island is about 155,000, 1300 of which live in Agana.
Anacortes is a town of about 20,000 residents located in the US federal state of Washington. Officially it was founded in 1877 by Amos Bowman, with the opening of a post office, town rights it received 14 years later.
The small town of Astoria, with its scarce population of 10,000 is located in the US state of Oregon and indeed on the Columbia River. Astoria was settled early in the 19 th century by Europeans and developed into an important port town. During the colonization a small hut settlement was established, which was indeed destroyed in the meantime but which was reconstructed.
Avalon, named after the mysterious Avalon of Arthurian legend, is a city on California's Santa Catalina Island . 3,100 of the 3,500 island inhabitants live in this village.
The island is about 40 kilometers off the coast of Los Angeles and offers a picturesque view of the Pacific Ocean. On a clear day you can see the coast with the naked eye.
Clarkston is a port city in the US American state of Washington and is located at the confluence of the Snake River and the Clearwater River.
Eureka is a town of 25,900 inhabitants in Humboldt County in the US state of California. Especially proud is the historic center with over 100 Victorian homes. The Carson Home, which like a fairytale house made of marzipan from the manicured lawns, was the idea of a millionaire. On the Second Street vying on long weekends bands with barkers and colorful parades.
The cityscape is characterized by deep furrow-like valleys, called "gullies"and the Redwood Forest. There, sawmills still operate but most of the redwoods have stood for years under nature protection.
Grays Harbor County (named after Captain Robert Gray) is a county with about 68,000 inhabitants in the US federal state of Washington. Administrative headquarters is Montesano, the largest city of Aberdeen.
Hilo is with more than 40,000 inhabitants, the largest city in Hawaii and also the capital of Hawaii County. The city lies on Hilo Bay, a bay in the northeast of the island. Not far from Hilo rise the two volcanoes Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea each more than 4,000 m high. On the latter is the Mauna Kea Observatorium operating the largest telescopes in the world. Hilo is one of the rainiest cities in the world: each year here fall around here around 3,280 mm of rainfall. Economically, the city lives mainly from fishing and tourism.
Honolulu is the capital and main port of the US state of Hawaii. The 370,000-inhabitant city lies on the southern coast of the island of Oahu and is one of the largest cities in the Pacific. In English Honolulu means "sheltered harbor". There is no clear evidence as to when Honolulu was first settled, but it is believed that the Polynesians were the first who settled here in the 12th century. In 1845, Kamehameha III made Honolulu the capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii. And the city remained so when Hawaii became in 1959 federal state of the USA.
The island of Culebra belongs to the Greater Antilles and is located in the Caribbean east of Puerto Rico. Like any Caribbean island Culebra awaits you with its great beaches and a fascinating wildlife . From the harbor of the island you get by share taxi quickly and easily almost anywhere. The restriction almost, because parts of the island today are military zone, even if the troops excersise sites were decommissioned in the meantime..
Maui is the second largest island of the Hawaiian archipelago and Kahului one of the fourth largest cities on Maui.Almost 120,000 inhabitants live on the island which because of its lush vegetation and the valleys created by severe erosion is also known as "The Valley Isle".
The Hawaiian natives developed their civilization in the course of thousands of years before they had contact with the western world.But then they came from all corners of the world, Chinese Japanese, Portuguese and Americans.
In the last century Mark Twain wrote quite entranced the following description of his vacation on Maui: "... I came for a week to Maui and then stayed five. I've never spent so pleasant a month and I was never so sorry to say goodbye. Not even once during this time did I think of shops, sorrows, human suffering, worry or distress ... and my memory of this period remains with me forever. "

Kailua-Kona is a place at the eastern Kona Coast of the main island of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Thousand of men and women annually meet there to choose the queen or king of the probably most famous triathlon in the world. The Ironman is the longest distance covered regularly in the triathlon. It consists of a 3. 8 -km swimming distance, a 180-km-long bicycle ride and a running distance of 42 ,195 m, directly following one another. Even the world-famous windsurfer Robby Naish also had contact with the board and waves for the first time in Kailua. Ever since it has been a Mecca for wind and kite surfers.
The heart of Maui beats in Lahaina. Even though the Wailuku and Kahului are the economic and administrative centers. Despite the tourism, Lahaina  has still retained much of its old charm.
Las Vegas (Engl.: "The Meadows"), often also called Sin City, is the largest city in Nevada. This vibrant tourist center is now known throughout the world due to its countless casinos which generate around a quarter of its sales. Not less important is the number of wedding chapels in the city: Nevada has remarkably uncomplicated marriage and divorce laws.
Lihue is located on the Hawaiian "Garden Island" of Kauai in the middle of the Pacific. The city lies in the eastern part of the island on the "coconut coast", which is overgrown with palm trees. The sleepy town has a large port, which is howeverof importance rather for the sugar trade than for tourism.
Longview is located in Washington on the Columbia River near the Pacific coast. The city has about 35,000 residents.
Across the Pacific Ocean, the visitor reaches Los Angeles, a fascinating city in California reached. It is located in the western United States.
The Midway Islands are a 5.2-km-wide atoll in the Northern Pacific, which are part of American Oceania. They are located approximately one-third on the route between Honolulu and Tokyo or roughly between California and Japan. They consist of an annular reef of about 6 km in diameter and two main islands, as well as several small islets, which serve as a breeding ground for hundreds of thousands of seabirds
Monterey (approximately 30,000 inhabitants) is located in Monterey County in the federal state of California, on the famous Highway No. 1 between San Francisco and Los Angeles
The city is located on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay. In 1602, the bay was explored by Sebastián Vizcaíno who renamed, in honor of the Count of Monte Rey, the Viceroy of New Spain. Monterey was an important fishing and whaling port at the end of the 18th century and early 19th century. Of particular importance was the catching of sardines, whose processing plants were mainly located along the Cannery Row. Today, Monterey's main source of income is tourism.
Nawiliwili is the name of the main island of the island of Kauai, the oldest island in the Hawaiian archipelago. The port is located in the Nawiliwili Bay off the city of Lihue (6,500 inhabitants), the capital of Kauai. In terms of tourism this island is not as developed as the other Hawaiian islands.
Pendelton is a small town with about 17,000 inhabitants, located in the US state of Oregon, on the Umatilla River. In 1851, Dr. William C. McKay established a shop here and the city was officially founded in 1880. It was named after the candidate for the vice presidency, George H. Pendleton.
Port Angeles is a city of approximately 18,500 inhabitants, located in the US federal state of Washington, on the Olympic peninsula. In 1862, the then President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, stated that Port Angeles should temporarily become the federal capital of the USA in the event of a crisis.
Port Hueneme is located in California, close to Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. The name of the city is pronounced Wai-ni'mi. The port was built in the 1930s and is the only deepwater port in California. Its importance comes mainly from import and export and from the proximity to the Santa Barbara canal. The city itself has about 20,000 inhabitants.
Portland is the capital of the state of Oregon and has over 500,000 inhabitants. The city is located on the Willamette River and the Columbia River in the western US, beautifully nestled by high mountains and with a modern skyline. It is also called the city of roses or the city of beer, since it has so many breweries as no other American city and secondly has a lot of grounds which are often planted with roses.
The city is divided into five sections where you can always find your way around: Southwest, North-West, North-East, South-East and North.
Rainier is a city in the US state of Oregon, located on the south bank of the Columbia River. The place was founded in 1851 by Charles E. Fox, who also became the first correspondent of Rainier.
San Carlos is a city with about 20,000 inhabitants located in California, slightly south of San Francisco.
San Diego is the second-largest city in California with 1,223,400 inhabitants. The city is located on an artificial harbor basin at the southern tip of California. Here the "American Way of Life" is still celebrated. Whether sun-drenched surfers, beachgirls or cyclists - they enjoy more than 295 sundays a year and the numerous entertainment options. In the harbor is a large base of the US Navy.
San Francisco is the legendary city on the west coast, one of the most European of the USA. With its characteristic skyline and the passage of the Golden Gate Bridge it is the epitome of world tour for many people. But it also has the reputation of a small rebel for here the hippie movement had its start.
The San Juan Islands are a group of Islands located in the North West of the U.S. federal state of Washington. A total of about 16,000 people live on around 172 Islands.
Santa Barbara is one of the most famous cities on the California Pacific coast. The moderate climate, clear air, well-kept beaches and the very clean streets and parks have contributed to this. The city counts about 95,000 inhabitants - in the summer much more, including many well-heeled residents from Los Angeles and the stars and starlets from the nearby Hollywood.
Seattle is the largest city in Washington, it has about 600,000 inhabitants. Seattle is located on Puget Sund. The name actually goes back to the famous Indian chief Seattle who held his legendary speech about nature here. The city is located on several islands, all of which are quite hilly, so that there are always great views of the impressive city silhouette.
Stevenson is located on the Columbia River in Washington and has about 1,500 inhabitants. Despite the small size, Stevenson has a lot to offer, whether along the waterfront or at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center.
The Dalles is a town with approximately 13,000 inhabitants located on the banks of the Columbia River in the U.S. federal state of Oregon. In 1857, the village was granted city rights and is today is the most important economic center between Portland and Pendleton.
Umatilla is a town with approximately 6,500 inhabitants, located in the US state of Oregon at the confluence of the Umatilla and Columbia River. In September 1851 the first post office was opened in the area of today's city. The city was named after the North American Indian people Umbilla. During the gold rush of the 1860s and 1870s, Umatilla became the first commercial center of the Columbia River.
San Buenaventura, commonly known as Ventura, is a city of about 100,000 inhabitants on the coast of Southern California, about one kilometer north of Los Angeles. The city got its name from the Mission San Buenaventura, which was founded in 1782 by Father Junípero Serra.